Starting on Monday the 29th of October, Meriem Kayoueche-Reeve joins our team as the Project Officer for the CBESS project for the next 3.5 years. She will be based in the SOI, in the SERG lab. Her role is the day to day co-ordination of the CBESS project. She will also assist Tim Stojanovic (from Geography) with the organisation of public surveys and questionnaires in support of the socio-economic components of the project. In addition to this she will conduct public and commercial outreach activities related to the project.
Meriem has a BSc in Environmental Biology (2006) and a MSc in Biological Diversity (2008) from Plymouth University. Her experience to date has been in environmental public engagement and outreach; organisations that she has worked for include: BTCV (working with hard to reach 16-18 years olds in practical conservation) and RSPB (re-introduction of white-tailed sea eagles to east Scotland). She also spent 18 months in Oman, working freelance for an environmental consultancy, Outward Bound Oman, and as a supply teacher in an Omani primary school.